fbpx Flóra Carlile-Kovács | Felted Hat | National Nordic Museum

Banner

 

Flóra Carlile-Kovács | Felted Hat

Image
Oct 13
Conferences
Flóra Carlile-Kovács | Felted Hat
Oct 13, 2019
9:00am - 4:30pm
Event date

Cost: $170 + $18 materials fee; Pre-Registration Required


In this workshop you will learn how to calculate the shrinkage of the felt and how to make a 2D resist template to felt a 3D object. Flóra will show you how to create different hat shapes with the same templates, and give you ideas for surface decorations. The class will also study and explore how varying the density of wool affects shrinkage rates and provides us with control in shaping the brim. Extra attention will be given to fulling the felt correctly and shaping the hat.

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced


What to Bring: Notebook, pen/pencil for notes, 2 hand towels, 2x5’ bubble wrap-- small or medium bubbles (you can tape pieces together),  2x3’ cotton sheet (old cloth), 1 olive or coconut oil soap bar in a container, 1 quart bowl for water, Sponge (to control water), Sharp scissors to cut plastic resist, Felting sprinkler (optional), Accent fibers (optional), Apron (optional)


Other Information: Materials fee covers costs for 4 oz of hand dyed fine merino wool and resist material.
 

Flóra Carlile-Kovács | Felted Hat

Cost: $170 + $18 materials fee; Pre-Registration Required


In this workshop you will learn how to calculate the shrinkage of the felt and how to make a 2D resist template to felt a 3D object. Flóra will show you how to create different hat shapes with the same templates, and give you ideas for surface decorations. The class will also study and explore how varying the density of wool affects shrinkage rates and provides us with control in shaping the brim. Extra attention will be given to fulling the felt correctly and shaping the hat.

Skill Level: Beginner to Advanced


What to Bring: Notebook, pen/pencil for notes, 2 hand towels, 2x5’ bubble wrap-- small or medium bubbles (you can tape pieces together),  2x3’ cotton sheet (old cloth), 1 olive or coconut oil soap bar in a container, 1 quart bowl for water, Sponge (to control water), Sharp scissors to cut plastic resist, Felting sprinkler (optional), Accent fibers (optional), Apron (optional)


Other Information: Materials fee covers costs for 4 oz of hand dyed fine merino wool and resist material.
 

More Events

SEE ALL
14 May
Scand30: Wise Words from Past Generations to the Present—A New Look at North European Proverbs in America - 10:30 PM
09 Apr
Scand30: Cabin Fever—Crime and Horror in Norway - 10:30 PM
12 Mar
Scand 30: Tom of Finland—Out of the Shadows into The National Spotlight - 10:30 PM
13 Feb
Scand30: Money can’t buy you HYGGE - 11:30 PM